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    October 2, 2012
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approach a girl who was walking byher off-campus apartment herself and groped her. to three other women. says the attacks were either very late at night or early in the morning. >> it makes me nervous. >> the crimes were reported to n monday.l o >> the e-mail that went out to us was really great. usually they just go around the dorms and on campus. >> a student was attacked on in the same area. she said the man came behind her chest.bbed her he ran off. and >> as far as the september 7
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incident, the description of the different inlittle that case. about a footed as taller. the school provides safety escorts 24 hours a day, seven a week for students walking home alone. >> the university says the four students in the most recent -- the department is aware situation and is working campus police. we have been on stormwater for most of the day. heavy rains have been blamed for leastaffic delays and at one accident this morning. maryland state police say only injuries were reported. steadilycame down morning commute this morning. >> get ready for the return of
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some hot weather. the changing forecast with doug. >> the rain has been the story. no rain right now, just dampen cloudy and 67 degrees. some heavy showers and downpours ,ontinue well to the self of us potomac river -- well to the south of us. of damp outust kin there were no major precipitation. from here on out through the various amounts of rain and drizzle. midnight, over 3 inches of germantown, 2.14 inches chantilly. reagan national has less than of 1 inch of rain. , theyt lexington park got underneath the warm
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degrees in st. mary's county. dense fog could affect early morning drivers. heat,l talk about the coming up. >> it has been 10 years since shootings in the metro area. greta, that brings back a lot of memories. >> absolutely. here in the parking garage of in falls church where linda franklin was shot death the evening of october 14. she was here shopping with her husband. that is why this is so terrifying, because this was random. a mother vacuuming out her car, gasn pumping gas at a station. all were killed
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several others wounded. weeks, the entire area live in fear. >> you were scared to be out. just did not want to go out anywhere. o anywhere.t g went to work and came home and that was it. >> tom cooper had come here just an hour before. >> another guy came in part his shot the guy dead. >> you took your chances just up.ing i remember everyone hiding under tarps as they were trying to pump gas. >> police went on wild goose chases. when that snipers shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy,
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nothing was sacred. >> the police said we had to be careful and we would not go outside. it was really creepy. >> john mohammad and lee boyd malvo were found sleeping at a restaurant near hagerstown. -- at a rest stop near hagerstown. still, this belief. >> i will never understand these doing it, just driving around in killing people. injohn loman was executed 2009. was sentenced to prison here in virginia as well. this thursday evening, there inl be a prayer vigil gaithersburg to once again remember the victims.
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what one of the victims who was shot and says was the most real the incident for him. and arson -- another person attacked in montgomery county. time, a group of juveniles jumped a boy. time in lessecond than three months that someone been assaulted in this tunnel. popular path,ery of the crescent trail from chevy chase here to bethesda. thepeople who are using tunnel are finding it a bit frightening. and kinda little dark in there. who liveing to people here, that's what makes pedestrian tunnel an easy
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for a group of teenagers passingk people through. attacks thise summer, police say, the latest happenings saturday night. .> it is a fairly upscale area i guess there is no getting away from it. >> police say they sneak up on a teenager and beat and robbed him, sending the boy to the hospital. .> it is a concern for me i think it is something that probably could be easily remedied if they put in some surveillance cameras. >> this old metro tunnel is a runners,pot for bikers, and a cut through for people getting to downtown bethesda. there andright over it isn't easy way to get down to the road for lunch. and bike with my kids a lot
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i would hate to see it closed hand, it on the other want to be attacked. >> police say six teenage boys this weekend'sn attack which happens saturday at about 7:00 or 8:00 at night. anyone who uses this tunnel now, be extra careful. >> tonight, the washington humane society need your help for a small dog stabbed seven times. cocoa, and investigators say she was stabbed during a violence incident. the man believed behind the now in custody a mental evaluation. coco requires extensive treatment and rehab for her wounds and the humane society is r funds to help coco.arof >> changing tunes to something a positive, the
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alreadyexcitement is nats.ing to build for the n on and off the field kicked off last night. the fans are gearing up for last two games of the .eason suzanne kennedy is live with her nat-itude tonight. >> what a great season this has wins.96 chances are you may have jumped the bandwagon in the last 24 hours a few were not on it already. just about two hours they will play their second to last home game. this time they will play it as nl east champs. erupted in the exploded, and so began nats mania in washington d.c. they were rushing -- fans were
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shirts to show t- their support. >> we have waited a long time for this. my boys are psyched. i am sending them to them today. >> his daughter is flying in from ohio so they can go to the game tomorrow. >> my daughter and i will wear game shirts to the stadium e together and share the moment. >> teddy roosevelt was ready for his close up. >> i love baseball and we are just having fun here. no one ever thought this was going to happen. we did not expected to happen this soon. we love it. >> reagan his family are visiting from washington state his son's eighth birthday at last night's
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historic game. it was just thrilling to scoreboard. was really fun. >> i have a good feeling they make it to the world series. >> hopefully that young man all doomething that we not. tickets, they are already on sale. get at thislt to point. limitedets include a number of standing-room-only tickets. n sale the same day as the playoff games. suzanne kennedy, abc 7 news. >> those tickets are going to be flying out of there. our coverage continues tonight in sports. >> moving on, and coming upcoming, a rash of crime in downtown frederick has residents and patrons on alert.
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hit by aog was first and patrons on alert. hit by aog was first car and then
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david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in marylan it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion lldollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven kee maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think will be a... better schools for us. good thing for the state of maryland.
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problems to 94 american airlines. -- >> war problems for american airlines. unbolted incoming flight. >> this happened three times now. >> this is an almost unheard of problem, but american has been in the process of refreshing and the inside of threeplanes and these y hadanes have recentl their seats worked on. american is being very clear problems are not tied to any one group of workers, but foundo believe they have the cause. one seats, like these, found different american airlines flights in the last by anere caused installed saddle that holds the seat in to theaccording airlines. this passenger was on one of the flights. the seat slipped backwards,
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people were essentially on the passengers behind them. >> the news has some passengers at reagan national today nervous. >> i am concerned. you don't want to be rattling airplane ise something happened. american now says they are with 37 47 inspected so far. there were a surge in cancellations and delays last month. but this is a mechanical issue. is all it is. >> i think it could be or it could just be sloppiness.
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>> tevin hyatt is a former pilot and now runs the plight safety foundation in alexandria. point, airline seats are fairly standard. they have straps that run for and there is a includingchanism, that clamp that holds them in moving, keep them from if they are properly installed. the she's the saddle clamp that down here.the seat >> it is easier to remember things with a name. the remember the blizzard of 2010? how about snowmageddon? this morning the weather channel
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says they will name weather storms, starting with greek and roman names. first up is athena. >> we are not going to use the names. given names to stuff before. have to startt calling it a thing? -- call it athena? >> no. think it is a gimmick. that is cloud charlie right now, here comes cloud darwin. a little bit of sunshine developing through the day. it is pretty cool out there still and very humid. blue skies looking across the
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bay. n the easterno shore of maryland are in the .0's storms did notd channel, so this way that way it is pretty warm. i don't expect any significant most of the area tonight. a couple of rumbles of thunder move to the north east -- to the northeast at about 15-20 miles an hour. dewpoint 27 inches of rain in manassas, 3.32 in culpeper, but area,.st of the n.5 inches of rai and 63eagan national degrees in frederick.
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these temperatures will to stay pretty stable evening.he warmer temperatures to the .outh most of the precipitation has the west and now is and willff the coast f here.t o will be hot tomorrow, in the mid-80's. maybe an isolated shower tomorrow, but there is still little energy in the upper atmosphere tomorrow. the big story tonight is the which could be widespread dance late tonight and early -- big story is fog. as we had through thursday and be partly cloudy and pleasant. much cooler air starts to return sunday and monday.
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late tonight, mostly cloudy skies. the morning, partly cloudy and warm, near 80 by midday. then begin to the weekend, that is when the cold front comes in. saturday should be pretty good morning and mid day, but saturday afternoon we could get showers and 72. it issued in the mood to go to a patch this weekend. >> that would be nice. see later. up, the new rating that could change your child's report card. day for thenal redskins. i'm barack obama and i approved this message.
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[ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a respononsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this spresident no matter what... anand so my job is not to wory about those people. i'll never convince them they suld take personal responsibility and care for their lives.
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partner, senator rob portman. last night he said he was going one-on-d to with the president. be a conversation american people that will span almost an entire month. >> they are making me do my homework. >> it may be heavy course load. mitt romney participated in two the longates during republican primary season. >> they are looking for body , they are looking to take a measure of these men. >> the potential to be a game changer. hopes the shutdowns help close the gap. >> i would like you to find one
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at 5:00. nearspike in crime downtown frederick has residents d patron concern. >> and thus the past three aftereredman wa restaurant and a group huge fightot into a person with stab wounds. >> you can see this network of paths back here which all downtown nightlife district, to where people part and live. it was just back here that that murdered early sunday morning. just a couple of blocks away , there was knife blade fighting. people are wondering what is going on. the first incident happened here saturday night into sunday , right behind her house.
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>> i called the police and said heard a shot. responding officers found 36- ellis of debt. father of two had been out friends in frederick's restaurant district and was his car when he was attacked. the police have no suspects. m scared for other people are just walking around. yesterday just a few blocks , a huge brawl on a busy ended with the stabbing and gunshots. >> about 30 or 40 people were , womeng each other hitting men, men hitting women. all of a sudden gunshot started erupting. >> when he looked again, the had scattered. one person was stabbed. not appear the gunshot hit anyone. this happened just a block or so from the murder scene.
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>> it was so close, we cannot fact that they related. is still part of the investigation. the investigation is active and patrols have been beefed up. he blames a group of thugs in the neighborhood for a rash of crime and says they need to be shut down. rhetoric is a great community. if we don't get control of the situation, we are going to lose our community. >> police. out that the community is generally very safe. is the first homicide this year. they are sharing information and can make some arrests soon. >> prince george's county police pictures ing more for the hit and run driver who hit a pedestrian. police are looking for a white
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chevy and how that might have front in damage. night picks the victim has been identified as 55-year-old michael white. >> university students are on alert after four separate attacks happened at last week. four immelt students reported place alongs taking massachusetts avenue. s beenther person ha the crescent rail tunnel in montgomery county. a boy was jumped by a group of juveniles. lessis the second time in that someonenths been insulted in the tunnel. >> the washington nationals and celebrating. losing to the phillies, e national the first bc team
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division finals since 1933. american airline onuggles that well tonight news at 6:30. >> we have been watching these fornerving times these days making travel tougher. >> we will tell everyone what we those rows of seats popping loose on american airlines. ino, twice as many delays as other carriers. what to ask if you are booking a flight. g the nats you givin some love last night. >> i would love to take the
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could.if i we do want to say hurray for nats clinching the division last night. we are digging into the bottom of a mystery. racey won a ?et >> we are looking forward to that. >> of controversial costco in littled will open a later than planned. -- a controversial costco in wheaton. costco said the delay has do with the gas station that has now run into some fierce opposition around there. time for a check on the traffic situation. >> we are looking at the latest
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on 395 south at washington boulevard. also seeing some slowed traffic on 66 westbound because of a crash out near manassas. lanes are blocked. the first crash with the two lanes blocked has cleared. the delays from the fairfax county parkway. a pretty serious crash and closures at middlebrook blame. a pedestrian was struck on 270. you can see the ram, this is 118, germantown road. you can see that is closed roadway is closed as well.
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we are seeing it delays at the at the beltway the 27ng in virginia at leesburg. >> coming up, what one local county is trying a new grading .ystem pamela howze: it just seems like such an...
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infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards.
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>> a story developing near the border.ico all border patrol agent was and another injured during a shooting. the department of homeland there were reject the first fatal since the september shootout. we have learned the latest efforts in the search for a
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body wasfa's unsuccessful. sample taken from under a has come back negative, no signs of jimmy hoffa else for that matter. that had a tip that human remains might have been buried there. >> listen to this story. a dock in rhode island has an survival story after was likely the of her life. this the male poodle got stuck front grille of a toyota sedan. animal control says the driver going 50 miles an hour when dog and did not realize that until another driver alerted him. was stuck there in the bumper for 11 miles. >> he was wedged in there with the license plate and the license plate cover. this is definitely one of the ever.st dogs
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>> the dogs suffered a minor concussion, but fortunately is ok now. authorities are still searching for her owner. >> cats may have nine lives, but got to have more than one. coming up next
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been 10 years since muhammad and lee boyd malvo terrorize the d.c. area. a maryland of owner was not connected with the snipers until they were caught. >> the attack set the stage for the other shootings. >> on his 50-acre farm in st. mary's county, paul says his things, is a reminder of what happened to him tenures ago. name is sniper
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survivor. nhe was shot and robbed o 2002, as he was about to drive away from his clinton, maryland restaurant. >> i just remember an explosion and a really loud bang. >> he was shot five times with a 22 caliber handgun. he has lingering numbness arm and bullet in his chest. he says he is no longer haunted by what happened, but admits it difficult to listen to the 911 call from that night. >> i need an ambulance right here. shot.has been >> the snipers stole his laptop receipts to by the later infamous chevrolet caprice. >> he said the capture and the snipers' help on with his life.
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s definitely a surreal experience. there was not any doubt. >> he chose not to attend the of mohammad. >> the thing he was pretty evil. >> he admits to feeling about lee boyd malvo, who has since expressed remorse. >> i think justice was done, but think some day, i might want to talk to him. >> he says he will not spend angry at thebeing snipers because then, he says, win. instead, he focused on his own survival. >> a look back at the time line look back at the time line, you can go to our wjla.com. >> former assistant football
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mike mcqueary who served sandusky has filed a blower lawsuit against the university. he is seeking millions of .ollars in damages he reported seeing sandusky and locker room shower back in 2008, but police were not notified. >> we have a big night coming up tomorrow night. us.er is almost upon coming up at 6:00, hear from about what to , as wellmorrow night as to americans think will come debatetop in the first of this campaign season. one of the vice-presidential candidates is planning to spend time in virginia over the next week or so. on that coming up at 6:00. >> we look forward to it. >> meanwhile, another all-star
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be saying goodbye tonight "dancing with the stars." herself atin found bottom of the list. >> for the first time in 15 that.s, thank you for >> it was a fun night. the judges courts are? by "privateollowed practice" and the news at eleven o'clock after that. start with the wide look back across the city. the fog started already. it is really against in spots overnight -- it will be really
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dense in spots overnight. visibility is starting to come miles at reagan national. that will be the big story later evening. as rain fall goes, across the chesapeake bay and parts of region, there will be some but i thinkurs, stay in that region. just cloudy and a little bit of foggy mist in the air and no rain. partly cloudy and warmer tomorrow, 80 by midday. a passing shower and then beautiful weather thursday and friday. fall weather returns early next week. check out wjla.com.
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i think that is it for now. >> iraq having so much fun last night. >> it was truly incredible -- >> having so much fun last night. energized in a that is usually reserved for presidential election this time of year. it is the post season, or shortly will be, and the nationals won the nl east last night. they were enjoying themselves. it was a night they did not want to end.
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u turn thea pocket, yo ready for another game. -- wants 7:00 hits. >> if you watch monday night football, use all pink on the jerseys. is breastcause it cancer awareness month. chris may have been the rock , but he was not the star. 20 breast cancer survivors were pampered today at redskins park. events is hosted by daniel schneider's wife tanya, a breast cancer the bovver herself. -- a breast cancer survivor herself.
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a fan favorite was back to linda today. mother is also a survivor. >> there was a dj providing entertainment. -- the women died betty back .got goodie bags >> i have really great friends family and they make it it.h catch breast cancer early, you have a lot more options. is breast cancer awareness month. it on your schedule. it is very, very important. >> inspiring women today. i'm barack obama and i approved this message.
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>> coming up next, espn.
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[ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a respononsibility to care for th, who believe thatthhey are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job b is not to wory about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.
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montgomery county school officials have been trying something new. >> will the change stick? >> that is the big question, sort of impact it will have. last five years, students at this elementary going on withen that probably look like a foreign language to the rest of us. now other montgomery county students are about to have the same. or d. c,be no
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ashburn was one of 25 schools in montgomery county that piloted a system, ditching the traditional alphabet report cards with a different system and symbols. >> it indicates very clearly if are below, at, or above the target. >> by next month, it is how students in all 139 elementary will bein the county graded. will be a learning curve for many parents. >> [unintelligible] >> it is all meant to give parents a better understanding of how their children are doing. it is the only way many of these .ids have ever been graded
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many are proficient on what the new language means. s startnew report card for all montgomery county elementary school students next month. >> we might need to refresh your later. here is what is coming up at 6:00. >> just one day before mitt 'smney and president obama first-ever showdown. preparing?y >> most of the heavy rain is finished, but the next three is the fog that is developing. >> could the attacks in libya have been prevented?

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